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Topic: I'm not sure about this completed project - The Exchange Bag  (Read 2511 times)
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« on: July 25, 2006 09:55:25 PM »

I'm working on the handmade gift part of the coloriffic swap and the theme is rainbow colours. I found some cute rainbow yarn and thought I'd make a bag. However, after I finished the bag part, I decided not to give it a long strap because, I don't think anyone would really use this as bag or purse. It's just too busy.

It seemed like a good idea at the time and it took me 1 1/2 days to make it, so I really didn't want to just frog it. My plan B is to make it into a basket. I think this makes a better basket than a purse and I thought I'd starch it so it holds its shape, so it kind of looks like this:

I can see this working better as a basket in a craft room or even in a colourful bathroom.

What do you think?
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2006 11:16:55 PM »

It is very busy, I probably would never use it, but I have a friend who would love it.  It still is a great looking bag.  A basket wouldn't be bad.  Good job though.

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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2006 11:31:18 PM »

Ahhhhhhhhh! Shocked
Nooo! It's fabulous! Don't commit it to becoming a basket! I know firsthand how dreadful long crafts can become, but this is smashing, and cute. Busy? Psht. Busy is how your eyes attack it. My eyes are saying "HOOOORAY!!!" Because it is smashing. I'd say keep it as a purse. It's cute!
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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2006 11:48:42 PM »

as your swap partners opinion

or if you dont want to ruin the suprise
send instruction on how to turn it into a basket
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2006 04:52:18 AM »

To me it looks very busy, and I wouldn't use it, but there are also people who would love that and take it everywhere. I'd go with what the person above me said, ask your swap partner.

« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2006 09:29:01 AM »

i think that if someone enters into a colorrific swap with a rainbow colored theme, chances are they are going to get something that is really colorful and crazy.  so i think you should just keep it a purse.  its cute if you love rainbows!
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2006 12:24:13 AM »

or if you dont want to ruin the suprise
send instruction on how to turn it into a basket

i think this is brilliant idea:)
and since your partner is in rainbow swap, she probably loves rainbow colors, so there is a chance she likes it:) i would wear it all the time:)

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